Hmm, so we have Ixamyakxim with his vote, SPF and CSPVG (I am selling the meaning of this acronym for correct scumlist or 1000000 Euro) and kipper with his let's nolynch! And there is still my dear Bard.
So many choices.
What is a cult game? How does this recruiting usually work? Imagining the concept, so does the cult ask someone if they want to join and they have an option? Do they just pick anyone and they become cultists? Scary because honest people could be turned. Or is it in the grand traditions of Don Corleone, I'll make you an offer you cannot refuse, join or die?
Yeah cult is evil thing. There is usually cult leader who can recruit and others are just ordinary evil doers with no ability. If cult leader dies quickly the cult is often boned unless there is option to pass his leadership on someoen else which needs to be heavily limited otherwise the game is unwinnable for town. If he can last past starting days, the game is basically over with little to no chance for town.
And yes, one of the worst things that it can turn honest people bad. Copped people, people confirmed by their scumhunting or by other things. It's like mafia traitor (it's bad on it's own) but it can happen to nyone and to multiple people. Horrible thing indeed.
Join or die is in game when there is both mafia and cult and cult targets mafia. Instead of joining and ousting whole mafia to cult, they are killed instead.
At least that's how it usually works.
I still don't think we are dealing with cult here and there is not much reason to operate with that assumption Today.
(Btw, if any of you know of someone who can replace Dustfinger, that'd be great. I tell you what, this is the last time I try to get my IRL friends to play forum mafia. lol)
Have you tried PMing the usual mafia regulars like Red_Baron, Violator, NFY perhaps?